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regional rails. we're also following all the action in rio. the "today" show starts right now. unprecedented. >> still invincible. usain bolt. >> usain bolt proves yet again he's the world's fastest man becoming the first sprinter to capture three straight 100 meter olympic titles. >> and there it is. in gymnastics, simone biles nails it on the vault making it three gold so far with two events still to go. while the swimmers from team usa celebrated an unparalleled medal haul in rio including four for simone manual, five for katie ledecky, another six for michael phelps and we get to bask in their glow when they join us live "today," monday, august 15th, 2016.
>> she just flies higher. that's all there is to it. >> it doesn't matter who gets the lead, they are going to get caught. >> and she hammers it home. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is special edition of "today" at the olympic games with matt lauer live from rio de janeiro, brazil, and savannah guthrie live from rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this monday morning. another beautiful day at the beach. i'm matt lauer along with hoda kotb. we'll check in with savannah in new york city in just a moment. if you are looking to rub elbows with the greatest swimmers in the world, this is where you want to do it today. >> we are talking about the greatest olympian of all time just arrived a few minutes ago. michael phelps will be with us. katie ledecky is here. she's rewriting the record books
like no other and how about simone manual. so many more of those medal winners will be here from team usa and we'll talk to all of them coming up. >> also we'll talk about that scary incident over the last 24 hours for another group of american swimmers including ryan lochte. they were robbed but unarmed. we'll hear from ryan exclusively. savannah, back to you in new york. >> you look great on the beach. a lot going on at home including a chaotic scene at jfk's airport last night. reports of shot s fired led to panic, mass evacuations and grounded flights. a scary scene there. police say those reports were unfounded but it was quite a frightening situation for thousands of passengers. we'll have the latest. wait until you hear what actually caused all of that raucous. back to you in rio. >> all right. we'll see you in a couple minutes. let's begin with natalie and get a full wrap-up of the olympic action from rio.
>> last night featured glamour event of track and field. men's 100 meter dash and for the third straight olympics, usain bolt reigned supreme. >> here he is. st sill invincible. >> usain bolt destroying the competition in the 100 meter dash, third consecutive gold medal in the event. first prisprinter to ever do so. the crowd in the stadium and his hometown of kingston, jamaica, erupted with cheers. after a slow start, bolt passed gatlin in the final seconds. later, bolt embracing south africa's wade who stunned the world sunday. >> they come to the finish. >> in his first olympics, the 24
year old set a new world record beating michael johnson's record set in 1999. his coach, who also happens to be his great grandmother, looking on. in gymnastics, superstar simone biles once again taking gold delivering an amazing performance on vault to become the first american gymnast, male or female, to win three golds in a single game and she could win two more competing on balance peop beam today and the floor exercise tomorrow. her teammate, madison, took silver on uneven bars. great britain won its first gold medal in the floor exercise but brazil stole the show on the floor taking silver and bronze. men shed tears of joy in front of a hometown crowd. in the pool, team usa showing
its dominance. american swimmers racked up 33 medals, 16 of them gold, led by superstars michael phelps and katie ledecky. >> she hammers it home. >> overnight, team usa crushed australia in women's beach volleyball. kerri walsh jennings and april ross celebrating their win in front of an ecstatic crowd including "snl's" leslie jones and the team usa men's basketball team. they move to the semifinals against brazil. in tennis, triumph and disbelief. monica winning olympic gold. first ever for puerto rico. the 22 year old overcome with emotion after her two-hour match. andy murray repeats as men's singles champion becoming the first player to ever win back-to-back gold medals. >> murray strikes gold again.
>> and checking medal count right now, u.s. with a commanding lead followed by china, great britain and russia. so what can you look forward to today? the final of the women's billion beam featuring simone biles and the men's 800 meter final and women's 400 final and quarterfinals in men's beach volleyball will get under way. >> now the man responsible for six medals you just talked about in herio. a record setting olympic career. five games in all. 28 total medals including 23 gold. if phelps was a country by himself, he would have more gold medals than all about 32 of the 205 countries competing in these games. michael, good morning. how are you doing? >> good. just kind of trying to let everything set in.
it won't for a while. it's been pretty awesome the last couple days being able to spend time with boomer and the family and seeing everybody before they took off either this morning or yesterday. it's the best way to finish. >> you know that old expression, fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, same on me. we sat in london and you said done, done, done. >> you're going to get the same response here. done, done, done. and this time i mean it. i think like we talked early in the year i wanted to come back and finish the career the way i wanted. this was the cherry on top of the cake. >> you told me when we got together that you fell in love with swimming again. so i'm wondering if now you won't miss it more. after london you weren't in love with swimming. i thought i can understand why he would want to get out. what about now? >> for me now it's just being
able to -- i think the biggest thing between now and london is i was so much more emotional during these games. i think that showed at times on camera. i think that's the difference because i knew this was the last time. i knew this was the last race i ever had and last olympics that i ever had. everything just really hit hard. and i guess some of it some people saw where as soon as i walked into warmdown pool that friday night the tears started filling my eyes. bob and i shared some of those emotional moments together. my last warm up. last warm down. last time putting on a suit. last cold tub. is this the last time we get -- >> i have a feeling not. you always kind of give me the straight arm when i ask you about your olympic goals, which i understood. what about personal goals now?
what do you want to do as a 31 year old leaving swimming behind with a long life ahead of you. >> this is a part of my life where i get to start this whole new chapter. continuing to build a family with nicole and continue to travel and change the sport of swimming in some way that i can. i really want to try to not only in the u.s. but also change the drowning race that we have. that's a goal of mine. we've been able to teach thousands of kids. i want numbers higher. we have a full plate of schedule and things. i still have goals. >> ryan lochte has had a rough 24 hours. he's okay. before the incident with the robbery he stopped by here. i want to show you what he said. >> i heard what he said. >> can you look in the camera and say, michael, i will see you in tokyo. >> i guarantee he'll be there.
i think so. i really think so. so michael, i'll see you in tokyo. >> he might be there. i won't be. i'll be there watching. cheering everybody on. i will not be in the pool competing. >> last thing people often wonder about the future of swimming without michael phelps. would you look across there for a second and is the future in good hands with the young lady named katie ledecky. >> we are in great shape. not only with katie but with the team that we have now. katie is doing her thing and she's breaking records every time she gets in the pool. you know, it's been an honor to be part of the team with her and some of the younger guys we have coming up in the sport that are going to take over. i told a bunch of them i won't be far away. if they ever need anything, to reach out. it's been a passion of mine and big sport for me and help the guys as much as i can.
>> thank you for giving us a front row seat to a great run. congratulations. hoda? >> katie, while michael is still over there, how about if you look at michael and tell us what impact has he had on swimming. i mean, he's been your mentor throughout this. >> a huge impact on a lot of the young swimmers that are on the team this year. we all looked up to him when we were 6 years old and to be on a team -- i didn't mean it like that. i'm sorry. it's just i started watching him when i was 6 years old first starting to get into the sport and to be on a team is an honor and to see his impact in the pool and outside of the pool. that's why we came away with these medals.
>> matt asked you to write the headline. your headline was katie ledecky had fun. tell us, how much fun did you have when you were at the olympic games? >> i had a ton of fun. i had my goals in the water, but one of those goals was just to have fun. i couldn't have asked for a better time here with my teammates seeing them succeed and the fun we had outside of the water as well. it was the best. >> she looked like she was smiling in the pool sometimes when you were swimming. you had a smile. were you feeling that good when you were racing? >> it's fun to swim fast, yeah. i'm happy with how this whole week has gone. >> talk about swimming fast in the 800 you crushed the competition and beat your own world record by two seconds. afterwards you said something like i just thought i would go for it. makes it sound like you can drop a world record at will. is that the case these days? >> it's never easy to break a world record. it takes a lot of hard work and every day getting into the pool
and giving it my all and it was my last race of the meet here and i wanted to remember it really well. >> a lot of hometown love. you're from maryland. capitals we nationals playing a game against the braves. they decided just to stop and watch you on the big screen. were you able to see a clip of that? >> i saw a clip of that. >> what does that make you feel like knowing the hometown crowd is cheering like that. >> it means so much to me to have the support from maryland and the d.c. area. i've received so many messages from everybody back home. i can't wait to get back home and celebrate with them. >> katie, michael over there, the usa is awfully proud. congratulations on great olympic games. michael, thank you, bud. all right. let's go back to savannah in new york city. >> all right, guys. so fun to see those swimmers. we're rooting for them hard here for sure. let's turn to the news now. frightening moments for
passengers and workers at new york's jfk airport after reports that shots had been fired. police evacuated terminal a at 9:30 last night. flights were temporarily grounded. multiple emergency agencies rushed to the scene and terminal one was also evacuated. this all started when a woman coming off a plane said she thought she had heard gunfire. it turns out cheering, clapping and loud celebrations from people watching, yes, the olympics may have been misinterpreted as a fight and gunshots. both terminals were searched and cleared and things are back to normal there. now to politics and major developments in the presidential race this morning. the conservative op-ed page of "the wall street journal" is calling on the republican party to essentially abandon donald trump if he doesn't change his ways on the campaign trail. nbc's hallie jackson with the latest on all of it. good morning. >> good morning. donald trump is making clear
where he stands tweeting he will not change, that he is who he is, pushing back against any talk of a pivot as his campaign hits back now this morning against a new report linking his top adviser to russia. this morning new questions about trump's ties to russia. a "new york times" report linking his top aide to russia. paul manafort's name appears saying he was paid $13 million in cash payments over a five-year period. the report not verified by nbc news. overnight the clinton camp pouncing saying in a statement, trump has a responsibility to disclose any advisers ties to russian or pro-kremlin entities. paul manafort responding saying i never received a single off the books cash payment as falsely reported by "the new york times" nor have i done work
for the governments of ukraine or russia calling the suggestion he accepted cash payments unfounded, silly and nonsensical among a blistering ultimatum by "the wall street journal" saying if by labor day donald trump doesn't shape up, the gop should walk away. trump needs to stop blaming everyone else and decide if he wants to behave like someone who wants to be president or turn the nomination to mike pence. another round of trump versus the media. >> i'm not running against crooked hillary clinton. i'm running against the crooked media. >> the candidate in a tweet storm argues he would be winning by 20 points if it weren't for what he considers unfair coverage. >> he's appearing before 10,000, 15,000, 20,000 people, that shows you the campaign work contrary to what the media is
saying. >> trump will be out on the campaign trail focused on foreign policy today. in a security speech, a senior adviser telling nbc trump will paint the fight against isis as an ideological battle. clinton is on the trial and she'll be joined by vice president joe biden in his hometown of scranton saying biden will portray trump as the least prepared nominee ever. >> hallie jackson in washington. thank you so much. 7: 7:17. i don't know if i miss you guys, you all look so cute this morning. >> thank you. >> so do you. >> thank you. you look great. let's get a first check of the weather. mr. roker is here after a late night for you. >> i got to tell you, our hearts and thoughts are going out to everybody in louisiana. it is awful there. president declaring a state of emergency. at least 20,000 high water rescues. at least five deaths blamed on this flooding.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. another steamy day, another afternoon of dangerous heat levels. heat and humidity will combine to make it feel like 99 degrees in center city this afternoon. you'll feel the humid conditions for the suburbs and the lehigh valley with afternoon temperatures in the 90s. look at berlin, new jersey, 95 will feel like 97 later today. even at the shore, 90 degrees in longport and at cape may. will feel like 97 and into the 90s for delaware, wilmington, 93 degrees. do your best to stay cool. >> that's your latest weather. guys? >> al, thank you very much. don't forget, you can catch nbc's prime time coverage of the olympic games tonight starting at 8:00, 7:00at 8:00, 7:00 cent gymnastics and track in the spotlight. comiing up, guess who's her? simone manual is here with us live in the studio and looking good. >> also ahead, billy bush's
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nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. just about 7:30 this monday morning. we've issued a first alert today because of dangerous heat and humidity. remember to stay hydrated. take precautions. three people in our area have died during this current heat wave. let's see just how hot it's going to get in your neighborhood with the nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. bill? >> if you're heading out the w door to exercise, this is the time to do it. in king of prussia, scattered clouds, sunshine, 81 degrees at 10:00 and up to 87 agrees and climbing at 1:00 this afternoon. the lehigh valley seeing sunshine, no storms this morning, just some scattered clouds. 89 degrees. that's one 1:00 this afternoon. into the middle 90s.
delaware, 95 this afternoon. even at the shore we'll see temperatures hit the 09 degree mark. add to that the high humidity, it will make it feel like 100 degrees in philadelphia at 4:00 this afternoon. vai? >> all right, bill, thank you. let's check on your morning commute with nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. what are you seeing? >> we're watching out in morr morrisville for an accident scene around route 13 headed southbound by that scene. you can see right here, traffic moving over to the right-hand side. some delays behind that. also out inç plymouth on ridge pike and aribella street, there's an accident there. always get the latest with the nbc 10 app or nbc10.com. now back to the "today" show. see you at the top of the hour. [ hip hop beat throughout ] [ fans cheering ] ♪ olympics 2016, let me get you on my level. ♪
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7:30 on a monday morning. it's the 15th day of august, 2016. look at the scenery. just unbelievable down on the bottom of the screen at the end of the beach, that's you are a home away from home here on copacabana beach on a beautiful day. here's what happens when you take an olympic legend and put him in the crowd. >> that's pretty awesome. selfies, autographs. >> a great moment for a lot of these people who have been coming to olympic games for probably 10, 20, 25 years and now they get to meet michael phelps and other stars of team usa in the flesh and get a picture and autograph and we thank them for coming down and doing that. >> the minute steps out, the
crowd just starts going for it. all right. we'll begin this half hour with your olympic headlines. usain bolt proved once again that he is the fastest man in the world. he sprinted into history last night capturing an unprecedented third straight gold in the 100 meter dash. american justin took silver in that one. >> and bronze in over 75 kilograms category. >> and great britain's justin rose captured the first gold medal in golf in 120 years. stenson took silver and matt kutchcus kuchar took bronze. and women's golf starts on wednesday. >> let's turn to an incident that overshadowing some of the celebration here in rio.
four american swimmers including ryan lochte held up at gunpoint over the weekend. ryan is opening up about what happened exclusively. nbc's keir simmons has more on that. keir, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. ryan lochte was on "today" friday morning. within 48 hours he had a gun put to his head. we retraced the route he took and there are still many questions. where is the taxi driver they were with? why did he pull over? ryan lochte partying just hours before he was robbed at gunpoint saying overnight we are safe and unharmed telling "today's" billy bush in an exclusive interview the robbers pretended to be police. >> we got pulled over in our taxi and these guys came out with a police badge. no lights, no nothing. just a police badge. they pulled us over. they pulled out their guns.
they told the other swimmers to get down on the ground. they got down on the ground. >> reporter: forced to the ground, says lochte. they had been celebrating. >> i refused. we didn't do anything wrong. so i'm not getting down on the ground. and then the guy pulled out his gun. he cocked it and put it to my forehead. i put my hands up. whatever. he took our money. he took my wallet. >> reporter: witnesses say ryan lochte left club france in the early hours of the morning and got in a cab. they had bought popcorn just outside of the club. and looked normal, she says. then heading home to the athletes village. somewhere on this route lochte says he and his three teammates were forced off the road. it was near a gas station. the swimmers handing over money. >> he left my cell phone and my
credential but took my wallet and all of the cash. >> reporter: this former police chief knows the area. you think it's possible whoever stopped the vehicle knew who was in the vehicle. >> it's possible. >> reporter: the athletes will be interviewed, police say, investigating a high profile armed robbery after a largely crime-free olympics. overnight, gunny tweeting thank you for your love and support and ryan lochte is looking forward to getting home to map out a route to represent usa in tokyo. he stood up to these guys. it was a brave and dangerous thing to do. >> no question about it. they tell you to do just the opposite. no matter what country you're in. keir, thank you very much. we should mention billy will have more with ryan lochte tonight on "access hollywood." >> let's get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> the heat is the other big story along the eastern seaboard. we'll see relief but it won't
come number later this week. you can see the jet stream up to the north and so that keeps the heat and humidity locked in from charleston to indianapolis. behind there you have cooler air. look at temperatures. tomorrow in the 80s as you get around the great lakes. the 90s feeling like 100 degrees along the coast. it's not until the latter part of the week that we get below 990 in good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. another steamy day, another afternoon of dangerous heat levels. heat and humidity will combine ç to make it feel like 99 degrees in center city this afternoon. you'll feel the humid conditions for the suburbs and the lehigh valley with afternoon temperatures in the 90s. look at berlin, new jersey, 95 will feel like 97 later today. even at the shore, 90 degrees in longport and at cape may. will feel like 97 and into the 90s for delaware, wilmington, 93 degrees. do your best to stay cool.
>> don't forget to always get your forecast when you need it. go to the weather channel on cable. u.s. gymnastics star simone biles was back in action last night along with several members of the final five. >> and once again biles struck gold. natalie is here with more on that. >> biles as you said won gold in that vault final adding two more records to her name. the first american woman to win that event and first to win three gold medals in one olympics. the question now, can she complete here quest five golds overall. >> five olympic gold medals is the most that simone biles can win. >> simone biles vaulting her way toward olympic history sunday. russia's 2015 world champion was leading the pack. >> the new leader is russia. >> that was before biles.
her first vault spectacular. >> she flies higher. that's all there is to it. >> she could do better and she did. >> and there it is. >> biles winning her third gold medal. >> this is the first time an american woman wins a gold medal in vault. >> on the uneven bars, it was teammates madison ckocian and gabby douglas. >> there's no room for major errors like that. >> and russia went first. >> super hard routine done super well. >> followed by team usa's kocian. >> gorgeous. >> despite nearly flawless execution, the level of difficulty reigned supreme. >> madison kocian is going to come up short. >> team usa stunned as kocian walked away with a silver. >> biles is 3 for 3 in her gold
medal quest with two more events to go. she goes for number four today on the beam. >> thanks, nat. >> let's bring in tim daggett and nastia of liukin. is simone biles in that area right now? >> without question. she's physically unbelievable but she's so unaffected by all of her surroundings she's able to thrive under the biggest circumstances and deliver. she's one of a kind. >> nastia, we think she has a couple events coming up. do you expect the same results here? >> i think after all-around competition and two events she had beam and floor to go. those are two event finals still to come and she's 3 for 3. no pressure or anything. two more. >> can we talk about the pummel horse. were you surprised?
what did you think? >> as an athlete, a gymnast, certainly you dream of going into the olympic games and you just hope and pray that somehow you can have the greatest routine of your life on your biggest day. that's exactly what he did. he had to wait four years for it. he was an alternate in 2012 in london. he sure got the job done. >> congrats to madison kocian. she got silver by a sliver and gabby didn't have her best. >> she didn't have her best performance yesterday. i talked to madison this morning at 6:00 a.m. why are you awake? i couldn't sleep i was so excited. she obviously did an amazing routine. the best she could have done. silver medal is a cherry on top. >> why are you awake? you called me. that's why. thank you as always. great to cover this with us. up next, the world's newest swimming sensation, simone manual is here to talk about the significance of her medals in
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when things go perfectly... right. ♪ >> announcer: "today's" olympic start is sponsored by kellogg's, what gets you started. >> we're back with "today's" olympic start. simone manual competed in her first games here in hero and she certainly made the most of it. four medals overall including the first gold for an african-american woman in swimming. we'll talk to her in a second but first simone's highlights from a sensational week in the pool. >> manual is going to do it! >> with her historic swim in the 100 meter freestyle, a gold medal but yet so much more. >> i'm so blessed to have a gold
medal and i'm so blessed. >> simone manual, the first african-american woman to win gold in an individual swimming event. >> this gold means so much. it means so much more for our sport. i can't begin to tell you. >> in breaking through the sport's underwater ceiling, manual was just getting started. >> in she goes with a second lead over denmark. >> swimming the anchor leg of the 4x100 medley relay, she made history again. >> give her a lead and there's no way she'll give it up. >> giving team usa its 1,000th ever gold medal. the journey to the podium starting at age four. her talent and determination taking her to stanford and then to rio where along with her gold, she's taken two silvers. not to mention a selfie with her fellow golden girl, simone.
lebron games giving them both an instagram shout-out that says it all. inspiring for so many especially young black girls. my daughter was watching with me. how happy are we to have simone manual with us this morning. hi, simone. >> hi. >> okay. how crazy was it to see lebron james tweet like that realizing that his daughter is looking up to you? >> it was amazing. i looked up to him for a long time. just after watching him win the finals and hearing his postgame interview, it inspired me a lot. that's something i took with me the whole time in rio. >> random tweet from someone. this is from a mom with her daughter and do you see that little girl standing up front saying my little swimmer says i got next. do you realize how historic this win is not just for you but for a lot of people in the african-american community.
>> i didn't have that many people to look up to when i was younger so hopefully it inspires other african-americans to get involved in the sport. >> do you see this -- i know it's historic. for you as a swimmer, was this something you were conscious of or were you just swimming your races? >> i swim for myself. i love it. i have fun. just representing my country is the greatest honor i could ever had. i went out and had fun. >> i can't watch this without crying. after your last race when you made that historic moment, you won the 1,000th gold medal. you were looking for your family. that must be so important just to see them and to get that support from them. >> my family means everything to me. i have such a great support system. i wouldn't be here without them. i definitely have to thank them for everything they've done. >> can we bring in your posse. we have lilly king and kathleen baker here. dana vollmer had to head home. because you won the 1,000th medal. you get this framed picture that
will be hung up by usoc. how does that feel to know that you made history together. >> it's pretty special. relay medals mean more to us and to bring home 1,000th goal for usa happened by chance but a special moment for us. >> i saw you guys dancing when i was watching you after you were doing interviews. you were hanging out and dancing. do we have a little something. i think we do. a little shoulder. can i hold this? we'll go out on break. ♪ >> thank you, guys. coming up -- congratulations to these ladies. why al says i'm to blame for a lonely night in rio. i don't know what that's about but first these messages.
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nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. wuft before 8:00 a.m. we're still under a first alert because of the dangerous heat. first alert meteorologist bill henley has your neighborhood forecast. bill? >> it will be another hot afternoon. we have sunshine. the temperatures have started to climb. that's a sunny view looking from the adventure aquarium toward center city this morning, into the 70s in delaware but not for long. it will be heading into the 80s. sunshine at frawley stadium. easton, scattered high clouds. you won't see showers with thunderstorms possible for our area until we get to the evening hours. those storms later this evening. before they get here, the temperatures climbing. 78 in south jersey and philadelphia. upper 70s for the suburbs and at the shore, 75 degrees, topping out at 90 degrees this afternoon. even warmer inland. it will feel like 100 degrees. vai? >> thank you, bill. let's get a check on your monday morning commute with nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington.
jessica, what are you seeing? >> we're watching a delay through center city on the vine street expressway. right around 24th street is where we're looking right now, headed westbound towards the schuylkill expressway, seeing significant slowdowns right there. doing a bit better, though, if you're headed eastbound towards 95. also watching an accident in whitpain township. today the, are in the kathleen kane perjury trial is expected to get the case after closing arguments. pennsylvania's attorney general is accused of leaking grand jury information to the media and then lying about it under oath. kane is facing up to seven years in prison if she's convicted. this morning and this afternoonç septa is adding two new trains to the lansdale/doylestown regional rail line. head to the nbc 10 app to see if your train is impacted by these changes. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have another update coming up in 25 minutes. get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. now back to the "today" show.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, third time is the charm. >> here he is. still invincible. >> usain bolt does the unthinkable winning his third straight gold in the 100 meter dash. the first sprinter ever to do so. as simone biles dominates the vault winning her third gold of the games with a shot at more and after an unprecedented haul in the pool, michael phelps and his teammates join us live at the beach and hitting her stride. lester catches up with four-time gold medallist allyson felix about gearing up for her next race in rio. >> you have to get to that
aggressive place and turn into someone else when it's time to compete. and al by himself. >> amazing match so far, isn't it? hoda, you're enjoying it, right? >> roker calls out willie and hoda on their olympic no show. will he get over the olympic size snub, "today," august 15th, 2016. ♪ >> i'm happy to be in rio supporting team usa. >> shout out to my two children. sending you love from rio. ♪ >> i have seen michael phelps win four gold medals.
♪ >> we are back now 8:00 on a monday morning, august 15th, 2016. look what's happened here on copacabana beach. first week we're at the olympics to get a few people here. mostly looking for doughnuts. and now this second week starts and look what we've gathered here. >> can we show the crazy crowd? >> let's take a walk. >> uncle sam is here. >> why are they here? this looks like the waiting room at the olympic cupping therapy room. greatest swimmers in the world here meeting with some of their fans and our fans and we can't thank you guys enough. we'll talk to all of them again in just a couple minutes. >> it's so good to see you all sitting together. >> talk about heavy medal.
let's go back to savannah patiently waiting back in new york city. savannah, this is an impressive sight. >> i'm glad they have that upper body strength to carry their medals around their next. we'll tell you about a new report that claims donald trump's campaign manager got multimillion dollar cash payments from pro-russian forces. we'll tell you what the trump campaign has to say about that this morning. back to you for now. >> i think we just reminded the swimmers here there's an election going on back in the united states. >> they had forgotten. >> is that still going on? >> let's start this half hour with the latest olympic action including the highly anticipated crowning of the world's fastest man. nbc's peter alexander has more on that. hey, peter. >> good morning to you. lightning may not strike twice but usain bolt has now done it three times in the 100 meters. unprecedented performance
solidifying his place among the greatest olympians ever. >> here comes bolt. >> jamaica's usain bolt torching the track proving once again he's the world's fastest man. bolt overcoming a slow start surging past his american rival justin gatlin winning gold in the 100 meters for the third straight olympics. bolt's celebration included snapping selfies with fans. >> to be able to joke around and have fun. it goes together for me. >> in gymnastics, that girl is on fire. simone biles vaulting her way to victory. >> and there it is. she just flies higher. that's all there is to it. >> becoming the first american gymnast, male or female, to win three golds in a single olympics. her teammate, madison kocian taking silver on uneven bars. for the men, the bronze on pummel horse. >> you dream of that happening
at the olympic games. he did it. >> the first u.s. men's gymnastics medal in rio and the first u.s. pummel horse medal since 1984. >> michael phelps. >> after collecting his record 23rd gold medal saturday, michael phelps is vowing this olympics is his last. >> phelps grabbed the lead. >> leaving fans with an epic finale, part of the men's 4x100 medley team that set an olympic record. phelps talking about his olympic achievements earlier on "today." >> i was more emotional during these games. that showed at times on camera. that's the difference because i knew this was the last time. >> another record setter, katie ledecky, is the first woman to sweep 200, 400 and 800 meter freestyle events in 48 years taking home four golds and a silver. >> the united states is way out ahead. >> the u.s. women grabbing gold
in their 4x100 medley relay. simone manual also winning silver in 50 meter freestyle. >> justin rose under pressure coming up huge. >> in golf, great britain's justin rose securing gold in the first olympic tournament since 1904. the 36 year old squeezing by henrik stenson. and matt kuchar takes bronze and these games not without controversy after ryan lochte and three other american swimmers were robbed at gunpoint. lochte telling "today's" billy bush in an exclusive interview the robbers posed as police. >> i refused. we didn't do anything wrong. i'm not getting down on the ground. the guy pulled out his gun, he cocked it. put it to my forehead and said get down. i put my hands up.
whatever. he took our money. he took my wallet. >> the good news most importantly the men and their medals are all safe this morning. brazilian police are now investigating. you can see more of billy's interview with ryan lochte tonight on "access hollywood." here's your medal count. team usa bolstering its lead. we have a full day on tap today including simone biles going for gold and allyson felix expected to add to her medal count and quickly back to usain bolt, this man is worth every second. the j he made $32 million while running just 274 seconds in competition so by our count, that means bolt averages nearly
$120,000 per second. not bad work if you can get it. matt and hoda? >> that's cool. peter, thank you. >> billy bush here with the scoop on this ryan lochte interview. how did that happen? >> i was shopping. i came down from christ the redeemer. went over to the usa house to do shopping. things have gone back and forth. we heard something happened to lochte and other guys and ioc said it didn't happen. then i see lochte as i walk out of usa house. i went over and said did it happen? he said, yeah, it did. i same come with me. come with me. we went across the street. i pulled out the iphone and talked about it and he confirmed it. >> more on "access hollywood." did he say any more guaranteeing phelps would be in tokyo? he didn't mention it. the finger wag.
there it goes. we've seen that before. savannah has the other headlines. >> good morning, guys. we'll start with the presidential race and this morning donald trump's campaign manager denying a report in "the new york times" that raises questions about his ties to russia. it appears to link manager paul manafort to almost $13 million in undisclosed cash payments from a pro-russian political party in ukraine where manafort was a consultant for many years. this report has not been verified by nbc news independently. manafort says he has never received a single off the books cash payment. trump meanwhile is making a foreign policy speech today in ohio. hillary clinton campaigns with vice president joe biden in his hometown of scranton, pennsylvania. one more note, we'll sit down with democratic vice presidential nominee tim kaine and his wife for an exclusive interview that airs wednesday morning on "today." now to this growing flood emergency in the deep south. there were more water rescues in louisiana overnight but the death toll there is rising.
let's get right to nbc's gabe gutierrez in baton rouge for us. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. president obama has declared several parishes here in louisiana federal disaster areas. at least four people are confirmed dead so far. it was a weekend filled with dramatic water rescues. more than 20,000 people rescued so far. about 10,000 or so spent part of the weekend in emergency shelters. as we take a look at live drone video, you can see this neighborhood in east baton rouge inundated. residents say it's unlike anything they had ever seen. several rivers in louisiana have just crested. that means the waters in some places are beginning to recede. the governor says this disaster is far from over. a piece of this storm system is bringing rain and a flooding threat to other states like missouri and illinois. here in louisiana, one area got more than 31 inches of rain and residents here are continuing, good samaritans, going out and rescuing more people today.
assessment from this growing disaster will take quite a while. >> gabe gutierrez, thank you so much. a wildfire 90 miles north of san francisco has forced more than 4,000 people from their homes. the so-called clayton fire started saturday afternoon and by sunday it had spread to 3,000 acres. it jumped over a road and burned along main street in the historic town of lower lake destroying at least ten homes and businesses there. there are no reports of any serious injuries. there are ten other large wildfires burning across that state right now. finally, grammy award winning singer adele is not ready for football. adele said she turned down an offer to perform at the 2017 super bowl halftime show. she told a los angeles audience over the weekend "come on. that show is not about music. i can't dance or anything like that." she added, i'm sorry but maybe next time." the nfl and sponsor pepsi deny making adele a formal offer.
back to matt and hoda, gold medallist swimmers, al. >> we do have an impressive sight. we'll look over here. coming up next in presence of greatness, the stars of the u.s. swim team take over copacabana beach. >> we love them being here. meet the athlete who left the medal stand with a silver and a diamond. the sweet story after these messages. poor foster kid black immigrant cancer patient small muslim the only label that matters is olympian.
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split getting me in the lead and finish it off was great. >> anyone else? >> for me i think the team has been fun and my favorite moment was probably blasting music in the locker room and just really all of the countries staring at us. we had so much fun doing it. >> connor? >> the first time i saw the video of michael doing the face in the ready room. >> i don't even know what it is. >> did you have any idea how viral that thing was going to go? >> as soon as i heard somebody ask me about it, i thought, the camera is up there definitely getting all of this footage right now. i'm sure i have a couple looks on my face that aren't pretty. >> katie, you and simone are roommates. when you look back at how you'll remember these games, how are you going to remember them? >> i'm going to remember the collective effort by our team and how much fun we had doing it. i know when simone was swimming i was screaming back in the
village watching on tv. i pretty much lost my voice and was so excited for her to get back to the dorm and give her a big hug. >> simone, for you? >> i have to agree with katie. the memories i've had. these are some of my best friends and to do it in a sport i love is the most amazing thing. >> can we ask a dumb question. ryan, you set a world record in the first leg of the 4x100 medley. does that count as the world record right now even though it's a relay? >> yeah. it was super special to do it with these guys and being on a relay with cody, michael and nathan gave me that extra adrenaline i needed to finish that off. >> michael says he's done, done, done. raise your hand if you believe it? >> we have a finger wag here. >> what's the over/under on this? >> i don't know. >> we hope not. >> guys, thanks for great moments here at the olympics. we appreciate it. >> let's go over to al now for a
check of the weather. >> here it comes. all right, jimmy running all of the way over. show those nice people. show more people. there you go. what's what's gng -- shooiw good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. another steamy day. another afternoon of dangerous heat levels. heat and humidity will combine to make it feel like 99 degrees in center city this afternoon. you'll feel the humid conditions for the suburbs and the lehigh valley with afternoon temperatures in the 90s. look at berlin, new jersey, 95, will feel like 97 later today. even at the shore, 90 degrees in longport and at cape may. we'll feel like 97 and into the 90s for delaware. wilmington, 93 degrees. do your best to stay cool. >> sorry. >> all righty, gang. you know what it's time for? it's time for another olympic edition of "what's trending
today." >> what's the first rule of athletics help your teammates, right? there was a soccer game. women's soccer. australia one of the teams. player goes down injured. they were tending to that player on the field when this happened. take a look. the team captain at the far right of the screen goes for a water bottle. there's the player down. the team captain at the far right of the screen asked for a water bottle. er teammate gives it to her. watch. you might want to drink out it the correct way or you squirt your teammate. >> that's a good save. >> americans falling in love with laurie hernandez nicknamed the human emoji. there was a time she mouthed to herself i got this before the routine and went to the judges before hopping on the beam. laurie is 16 now but a video
making the rounds on facebook shows her at an even younger age performing her little heart out. you can see that she had talent even back then. the video from flow gymnastics has been viewed more than 1.5 million times. she's always had it that little one. >> look at her. >> al, you were up late last night. >> went to team usa's beach volleyball. >> who did you go with? >> i was waiting for billy and hoda. we were going over there together to watch kerri and april. >> you know where i was. >> i didn't know at the time. >> he was under the weather. >> it was midnight when it started. i got a text that said i guess you're not coming at 11:58. >> is the segment called standing up al? >> what happened to supporting your team. >> i got to tell you this is an amazing match so far, isn't it, billy? hoda, you're enjoying it, right?
i guess they couldn't stay up late. >> al, we have men 4:30 local. >> natalie, we weren't invited. >> i was. >> so i wasn't invited. great. >> billy, take it away. "pop starts." >> all right. we're talking about the stars getting into the olympic spirit. here is salma hayek. she has a cousin competing in rio in the long jump. she's playing for mexico. they have never met but on instagram salma wished her cousin good luck. >> i like it. >> earlier we talked about puerto rico winning its first olympic gold medal thanks to tennis star monica puig. so she celebrated along with monica on instagram jumping up and down posting this video and
writing congratulations. >> first gold for puerto rico. and next to floyd mayweather. he's scouting. found time to do sightseeing visit christ the redeemer snapping this selfie at the top. >> everybody has to go through christ the redeemer at some point and finally gisele showing everyone how it's done posting this stunning photo on instagram capturing rio in all its glory. terrific and for more pop culture news, head to "today's" facebook page. >> thanks, billy. >> announcer: "today's" olympic moment is sponsored by walmart, save money, live better. >> all right. it's time for "today's" olympic moment. this morning a diver who got more than she bargained for on the medal stand. take a look.
china's he zi was all smiles after receiving her medal for springboard diving but then came the real surprise of her life. suddenly appearing with a glass encased rose and red box, boyfriend and teammate qin kai who won a bronze medal in his event last week getting down on one knee he took his biggest dive yet. >> wow. >> asking for zi's hand in marriage. >> a proposal to cap off a gold medal performance. >> the proposal itself an olympic event. would she say yes? zi spent 57 seconds on bended knee before he got his answer. a head nod. the two met six years ago matching the second high profile proposal of these olympic games. last week olympics volunteer proposed to her longtime
girlfriend, a member of brazil's rugby 7's women's team. >> everyone is crying. >> love taking over the olympics for an unforgettable moment. >> so sweet. >> she waited a long time. >> i think she was overcome. a lot going on. >> just ahead, team usa's men's golf team on the sports return to the olympics. >> we'll catch up with allyson felix after your local news.
i'm vai sikahema. it's just about 8:30. we have issued a first alert today because of dangerous hot weather once again. first alert meteorologist bill henley has your forecast. >> in the 70s, but not for much longer. 79 in delaware. temperatures climbing to the low 80s at 10:00 and near 90 at 1:00 this afternoon. most locations will hit the 90s. 95 for philadelphia. we'll feel like 100 degrees this afternoon. even at the shore, the temperatures top out at 90 degrees today. >> thank you, bill. headac make sure you have the free nbc10 app during this dangerous heat. it's a free download. we have send weather alerts to your tablet or smartphone. let's get a look at traffic.
>> we're watching the 30 bypass headed eastbound towards an accident scene where there's lane restrictions up ahead. you can see a little bit of a sl slowdown. one of the next exits up is where you'll see nat delay. also some delays in new jersey, the 42 freeway in deptford around route 41. headed past deptford into philadelphia. >> this evening, atlantic city will pay tribute to america's military. world war ii veterans will serve as grand marshals of the parade saluting the armed forces. members of the coast guard and army marching bands will also participate. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have another update for you coming up in 25 minutes. and of course, you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc10 app. now back to the "today" show. have a great day and we'll see you at the top of the hour. new cold brew coffee, steeped slowly in cold water for small batches with an ultra-smooth, full-bodied flavor.
super spike, here comes the boom here comes the boom, boom, boom! so very nice. now she's terrific. come here, please, hoda kotb. >> hit me! very nice, guys. now, introducing partner, this guy over there, so amazing, come here and join us, al roker. ladies and gentlemen, please let it go, let it go, natalie morales! >> all right. we are back. 8:30 on this monday morning. this guy is the greatest
announcer of any sport anywhere in the world. >> we hear him every night from our hotel room. spectacular. >> phenomenal. >> good to have you here. we're going to take on a different type of sport in a while. footvolley. it's like beach volleyball but you can use everything but your hands. >> you can head it. >> what can go wrong with that? here we go. >> also ahead, sprinter allyson felix opens up to lester holt about her big race tonight and challenging her alter ego as she goes for gold. >> salty, smoky and grilled for hours. hoda got the tough assignment of getting to go tracing it back to its birth place. >> can we do something and bring in four guys standing patiently in the background. golf made it back to the olympics for the first time. the tournament wrapped up sunday. >> congratulations.
>> matt kuchar won the bronze. good morning, guys. good to have you. >> so did golf do itself proud after 112 years? what do you think? >> it was awesome. the event went so well. fan support was incredible. blown away by how many people turned out and to make the podium, just amazing. >> bubba, we got to see you a lot not only on the links but you were out and about with other athletes having fun. you really did enjoy your olympic experience. >> the greatest sporting event of all-time. every four years to now be a part of it, to see other athletes. >> who did you love? >> the boxer said that i was kind of a big deal. when a boxer says that you're kind of a big deal, that's when you know you made it. >> he's known as booba in rio. >> have you made rahoda. >> what was your favorite moment? >> getting off the plane.
we got here and it felt surreal. you're an olympian onsite and golf hasn't been here for 100 and some years so just being part of it is amazing. >> rickie, what did you like? >> everything. i mean, i was the only one down here for opening ceremonies. i wish these guys would been able to join me for that. that was pretty special. bubba and i got a cool opportunity seeing some of the swimmers before one of the big nights. they rang the bell for us as we walked away from the warmup pool. it was pretty cool to look back and hear them chanting usa for us. >> staying in the village. my wife wasn't here. rickie was in the village. for us to stay in the village and meet other athletes and hang on the floor where we all gather, healthy snacks there. we didn't eat much. got to hang out with other athletes and learn from them and talk to them and support them. it was really fun. really amazing. >> booba, thank you.
>> you're set up to spike, aren't you? >> i'm left handed. you have to come in there. >> bubba watson. >> here we go. >> all right. thanks. great to have you. >> here comes the boom. >> congratulations. rickie, great to see you. patri patrick, way to go. >> now, it's time for al and natalie's portuguese class known as natalie's portuguese class. olympic golf version. we thought we would figure out how to say hole in one. >> fore! >> you probably know this by now. buraco emum. >> everyone knew that. >> we talked about large rodents running around the olympic golf course to say watch out for the
capybaras. you thought you were ordering a drink. >> they're big, right? >> they were big. >> billy bush was riding one. >> and finally we heard so much about golfers that didn't come to rio. you might want to tell them wish you were here. there you go. that's al and natalie's -- mostly natalie's portuguese class. >> mr. rock ker, check of the weather? >> here comes the boom. let's show you what we have happening for you. for today looking ahead to the weekend, it's going to be a wet one. eastern half of the u.s. a real mess. heavy showers and thunderstorms. flooding makes its way into the mid mississippi river valley. as we get to midweek period, looking at the week ahead, we'll look by late week more wet weather mid mississippi river valley into southeastern atlantic states. sunshine in the northeast.
toasty out west. you can see above normal temperatures early part of the weekend out west along the eastern seaboard. below normal midsection of the country as we get to the midweek period. on the cool side because it's raining so much in the lower mississippi river valley and by latter part. week we have plenty of sunshine and heat returns out west especially into the pacific northwest. this good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. another steamy day. another afternoon of dangerous heat levels. heat and humidity will combine to make it feel like 99 degrees in center city this afternoon. you'll feel the humid conditions for the suburbs and the lehigh valley with afternoon temperatures in the 90s. look at berlin, new jersey, 95, will feel like 97 later today. even at the shore, 90 degrees in longport and at cape may. we'll feel like 97 and into the 90s for delaware. wilmington, 93 degrees. do your best to stay cool. >> that is your latest weather.
>> announcer: "today's" athlete to watch is sponsored by bount y, the quicker pick upper. >> another athlete to watch, allyson felix. lester holt is here with her story. lester, good to see you at the beach. >> good to see you. allyson felix heads to 400 meter final after finishing first in the semifinals despite the fact she's still recovering from an injury, one she told me already cost her a race she badly wanted to run here. some wait years to hit their stride. for allyson felix, it takes just 20 seconds. >> i'm a super laid back person in my real life. you have to get to that aggressive place and kind of turn into someone else when it's time to compete. >> that time is now. felix has come to rio to
challenge herself like never before. >> the 200 has always been my favorite race. i always call it my baby. 400 is a new challenge to me. i'm not as comfortable with it. definitely outside of my usual realm. >> i caught up with her at ucla's drake stadium this past spring. for people who only follow track every four years of the olympics, to be clear 400 is one time around. >> one time around. >> doesn't look that hard. >> for anyone who has ever run a 400 slow or fast, it's one of the most gruelling events out there. you just don't feel good in it. >> rio will be bittersweet though. at the olympic track and field events last night, felix nursing an ankle injury from april saw her hopes of a golden repeat in the 200 come to an end. she placed fourth losing by the narrowest of margins. how many times have you run that 200 qualifying in your head.
>> so many times. i mean, it was so close. it was unfortunate about the whole ankle thing and not quite enough time. >> the gun sends them on their way. >> a fierce competitor, felix has raced since 2004 collecting four gold medals and two silvers along the way. describe the moment when you know you're going to win it. >> sometimes you don't know until the very, very end. when you know at that final moment and you zip for the line and you think you have it, it's just joy that all of the hard work has paid off. >> felix was known as chicken legs in high school but her parents call her by a sweeter moniker. >> shug. >> short for sugar? >> short for sugar. >> is she hard on herself? >> she is very hard on herself. she's a real competitor.
and she hates losing, but i think she loses gracefully. >> her brother, wes, has always been by her side both at home and on her track. he's her agent. wes, how have you helped try to keep your sister focused given all she's been through? >> she has done the hard work. i keep her focused on her goals and all you have to do is break it down and stay focused on one step at a time and do the best you can. >> do you two ever bicker? >> we used to growing up but not anymore. >> we are close now. our mom loves that word bicker. we heard that a lot growing up. >> felix aims for the sky in rio. ♪ happy birthday to you >> her close and deeply spiritual family keeps her grounded. >> we have a tradition before the competition she does call if i'm not with her and we have prayer together and talk about things that are important in terms of the outcome of the
race. >> it helps me put everything in perspective. i love to have that prayer with her and know that it's bigger than track. it's bigger than winning a race. it's good to remember that. >> allyson felix will be on the track tonight. if she wins gold, she'll have more gold than any other female track olympian. >> i like the fact that it's a family affair too. >> very close. all hanging out together here. >> lester, thank you very much. up next, meat, meat and more meat. first, this is "today" on nbc.
here? we're back at 8:44. time for "today's" rio. this morning there is a whole lot of meat on the menu. >> meat is on the menu. we took a trip to the birth place of beef, chicken, lamb and pork. it's a tradition spread all over brazil and beyond. meat is on the mind. >> it's a simple way to cook meat on charcoal open fire. >> the tiny brazilian village of 3,500 people is thought to be the birth place. >> most is all over the country and abroad came from families who were settled here in this
city. >> the tradition of salting meat and grilling it for hours over hot coals was brought to southern brazil in the 1800s by the south american cowboys and ranchers. >> the guys stop any place and put a fire in the ground and they cooked and have a meat and they keep going working and traveling. >> and today in some parts of the country, it's just as important as religion. >> it is the most popular male in southern brazil. it's part of who they are, upbringing, for every family gathering, every festivity, it's present. it's part of their culture and tradition and their way of life. >> where you can find the restaurants on every corner and city block slicing up beef, chicken, lamb and pork tableside giving family and friends a
chance to try a little bit of everything along with vegetables, rice and beans. an experience that's been brought to the united states with restaurants. >> it's now part of the lifestyle of brazilians from north to southeast and west. it brings people together. it's a celebration of life. >> spices, salt and boom. >> where is the meat? >> exactly. >> we went the other night. >> how was it? >> we had meat sweats. >> took me four days to recover. >> best ever. >> we're going to try our hand and make that our feet at the brazilian sport of
we're back now in rio with a sport we first saw a couple weeks ago. we were walking down and hoda said there are guys in speedos. i said, wait, they're playing an interesting sport. it's called footvolley. not an olympic sport but you will see it on the beaches around here. >> we require different attire here. it was invented on copacabana beach in the '60s and these guys are actually going to teach us how to play professional footvolley. you are the top drawer footvolley player, right? and what's your name? >> roberto. >> you'll show us how to. >> no hands. >> no hands. use your chest. knees. foot. >> your head? shoulders. everything. >> no hands. >> how about your arms? >> no. >> the net is lower than a regular beach volleyball, right.
that's good for us, right? >> 2.2 meters so about 6 1/2 feet. >> in the beginning, it was much higher. now, smaller. >> how do you serve since you can't use your hands. >> like this. >> show us. >> you make a mound like a sand tee and put the ball on top. are we playing for real? >> we're going to see him serve here. >> let's go. >> i'm next to you. >> got to make the mound. >> right here. >> stay with me. get it. >> hoda, you went right for the hands there. >> try again. come on. let's play. >> i'm with you. >> use your head, hoda. >> that can't end well. >> there you go. >> go, matt!
>> you got it. you made contact. >> you serve to him. >> get ready. >> natalie, come on in. >> that's you why see these little mounds. >> these guys are good. >> come on. >> go, hoda! >> good try. >> all right. by the way, show us. he does something very special, right? >> do it. >> take the ball. throw it in the air. >> higher. >> give me the ball. >> we're back with much more
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alex naddour. what did it mean to win that? >> it meant everything. it meant a lot to me and my family and my teammates. i smiled before i went. i thought of my daughter. i'm just going to go out there and do the best that i can and see where it ends up. >> when you're watching the scores come in, there had to be hand wringing making sure you made the podium, right? >> before i went, i knew i needed 15.7 before anything happens. 15.7 came up and i knew it would come down to the last guy. >> tim daggett said there's something special about a guy that knows he has to do his very best at the end and that's what you did. nice job. so much more from rio and copacabana. take a look at some of these great images from our good friends at getty.
♪ i'm tracy davidson. the heat is being blamed for three deaths in our area in the last two days. it's going to be another hot one with dangerous temperatures. let's get your first alert neighborhood forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> we're seeing temperatures climbing right now, already 80 degrees in philadelphia. in the upper 70s in the lehigh valley and still in the 70s for the suburbs and for delaware. today, i'm expecting it will even reach 90 degrees at the
shore. already 80 degrees. and in philadelphia, 70s won't last much longer, with sunshine and no sign of showers until this evening. >> now let's check the roads. first, let's remind you about the app. the nbc10 app will send you alerts during dangerous heat and get the forecast for your neighborhood on your smartphone or tablet. important on a day like today. now let's check the roads. >> we're watching 95 right now. one of the biggest delays we have left on our majors. this is right around girard avenue, headed southbound into center city, only a 17 minute trip, really light, even though it is a little slow. light for what we usually see. also, watching an accident in pottstown. king street and penn street. >> today in norristown, the jury in the kathleen kane perjury trial expected to get the case after lawyers make their closing arguments. pennsylvania's attorney general is accused of leaking secret grand jury information to the media and then lying about it under oath. kane did not testify.
her lawyers presented no evidence, brought no wenlszs but maintained her innocence. >> i'm tracy davidson. another update in about 25 minutes. you can always stay updated with the latest news and weather, especially with the dangerous temperatures, with the nbc10 app. "today" show continues in just minutes. thanks for watching. have a great day. one day, history was made. number 21 in the books.
>> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales and billy bush live from the olympic games in rio de janeiro, brazil. >> welcome to "today" on this monday morning. august 15th. >> love this song. >> i'm billy bush along with al and nat. this is a song i played for natalie on our surfing adventure. "catch and release." >> sounds very beachy. >> terrific. >> every song i get that i like, i get from my kids.
>> this is such a beautiful rhythm. i thought when we went surfing, our cool surfing, this is you in the pipeline right here. >> right. that's how it went exactly. me, the waves curling over my head just perfectly. you were up there for minutes riding those waves and then crash. >> swallowing ocean water. that's why you're not feeling well today. >> i had a rough bout last night. no sleep. i think it's the 24-hour bug. i think it's a combo of surfing with you -- >> i'm getting far away from you. >> and next day going to the food market. >> you have a story coming up. everybody ate the same things. >> chocolate ball. >> we're going to have these coming up. these are some very large ones. >> this is an "snl" skit waiting
to happen. where is alec baldwin when you need him. >> they're delicious. very good. >> big exclusive yesterday. >> you heard about this. i went to christ the redeemer but i hiked up the mountain with my old executive producer. >> he's old. >> he's 57. >> he looks bad. >> he looks awesome. he's my new boss. he looks great. >> he's a leprechaun. >> he was checking -- as he does -- even on a step hike checking his blackberry the whole time. >> he's old school. he has a blackberry. >> he says looks like ryan lochte was held at gunpoint.
the ioc is denying it. maybe it didn't happen. we got down heading over to usa house to do shopping, he says, wait a minute, it seems like it might have happened and just as i'm leaving, we all have our stuff with us, kit says is that lochte? i look through the -- he's walking in. lochte with green hair. did it happen? he goes, yeah, it happened. come out here. come with me. he came out. we were talking on the street. i made a call to silverstein. can you send a crew, this is not going to last that long. we crossed the street. went new school with the iphone and told the story. kit taping the whole thing. by the way, kit is taping is cover of "the new york post." horrifying story of coming back from a party. pulled over by an unmarked car. no sirens on top. guys get out with guns and badges. they go up to lochte and
swimmers get down on the ground. lochte goes, no, i'm not getting on the ground. you have a gun. you can use it. >> that's not what you do. >> that's what he told me. they took his wallet and money. >> we have video. >> here's lochte talking about it right here. >> who were you with? what time of night? >> i was with a couple swimmers. we were coming back and we got pulled over in our taxi. these guys came out with a police badge. no lights. no nothing. just a police badge. they pulled us over. they pulled out their guns. they told the other swimmers to get down on the ground. they got down on the ground. i refused. i was, like, we didn't do anything wrong so i'm not getting down on the ground. and then a guy pulled out his gun. he cocked it, put it to my
forehead. he said get down. i put my hands up. i was, like, whatever. he took our money. took my wallet and then -- >> he left your cell phone and your credentials. >> left my cell phone and my credentials but took my wallet and all of the guys' cash. >> that could have ended a lot worse. >> thank goodness their all safe. that's the number one thing they warn you against is there are these band of people who do this where they bump your car and you're forced to get out of your car to see if there's damage to the car and that's when they hold you up. if you rent a car show me insurance and he says give me money. it's interesting that a cab driver from here would stop and pull over. >> if someone says get down on the ground and they have a gun -- >> you get another wallet and phone. more coming up on "access
hollywood." >> of course. don't we always have more? >> we plug away for "access." >> i watched bolt he actually slowed down at the end. he gets the late start. then he closes down and he slowed down. >> to take a picture. >> he could have had a world record. an olympic record. he slowed down. in the semifinal race is where he was so far out ahead he turned and took a photo and memes exploded everywhere. >> three straight olympics where he has won the 100 meters. incredible. >> how about justin gatlin. >> finds his savior. goes to church. redoes his whole life. i was pulling for him. silver is not bad.
by the way, coming down from redeemer, there was this wild group of jamaicans who had won a trip from redstripe. they were coming down fired up to see bolt that night. on the train saying bolt, bolt, bolt. i don't no if you know this, i have defeated usain bolt this speed walking. they couldn't believe what they were hearing. i took it out. that's the actual first race. me and bolt on the left. this is where i beat him by a hair. >> he had no idea how to speed walk though. he's a runner. he's a runner. >> this he's finest at 100 mete. >> i think he gave it to you, billy. come on. i think he gave it to you. >> i think he was confused for the first ten feet where did he go? what is he doing? >> never seen those thighs or
calves like that. >> powerful. creamy. >> i don't know if i would go that far. >> another fantastic finish. did you see this. british distance runner was midway through the 10,000 meter race on saturday when -- take a look at what happens. he tripped and fell on his training partner. he may have actually fallen on the track. the race was by no means over. what did he do? he got right back up and he goes back on. you see here is where he trips. takes a spill. but then he rises to the occasion and he took off running again and passed everybody by. he won this same event in london in 2012. at the end he did his mo dance which he's known for as well. go mo. >> our hotel is right next to the beach volleyball. we hear it constantly. and yet brazilian beach volleyball player was competing against switzerland.
insane match last night. the real story, her nephew enzo in the stands. take a look at enzo's reactions through the match. kid goes viral. it's just unbelievable. >> he's feeling the agony and ecstasy of every moment. >> there's your family. >> then he's dancing. life is good. now we're happy. >> brazil goes on to win it 2-1. of course that's not the only crazy reaction in the stands. here's what happened last night. we were all going to go to see team usa women's beach volleyball. it was kerri walsh's birthday last night. happy birthday. and april ross. >> we had a nice plan to go. >> take a look at what happened. >> i got to tell you, this is an amazing match so far, isn't it, billy? >> hoda, you're enjoying it, right? i guess they couldn't stay up
late. >> i didn't know that you hadn't felt well. >> you had a whole bigger plan for me today. >> it was going to be fantastic. >> i love that you saved seats for them regardless. >> i did save seats. my friends are coming. they're coming. >> you have friends? >> i'm like the guy at the movie theater. these are taken. got people coming. >> i was waiting to be invited. >> have a chocolate. >> already had them. let's show you what's going on as far as your weather is concerned. the big story is the flooding down through the gulf. tropical moisture is going to continue to make its way up into the mid mississippi river valley and so we're worried about flooding later on this week for our friends from texas all of the way into arkansas. some places are going to pick up another 3 to 5 inches of rain locally could be more by weesday. thatdn's good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. another steamy day. another afternoon of dangerous
heat levels. heat and humidity will combine to make it feel like 99 degrees in center city this afternoon. you'll feel the humid conditions for the suburbs and the lehigh valley with afternoon temperatures in the 90s. look at berlin, new jersey, 95, will feel like 97 later today, even at the shore. 90 degrees in longport, and at cape may it'll feel like 97, and into the 90s for delaware. wilmington, 93 degrees. do your best to stay cool. >> and that is your latest weather. >> thank you. coming up, they dominated the pool in rio and they now dominate the history books. three of the stars of u.s. women's swim team, katie ledecky, simone manual and lilly ledecky, simone manual and lilly kyou totaled your brand new car. nobody's hurt, but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay three-quarters of what it takes to replace it. what are you supposed to do? drive three-quarters of a car? now if you had liberty mutual new car replacement™,
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they include 19-year-old katie ledecky, winner of five total medals and third woman in u.s. history to win three gold medals in a single olympics. >> and simone manual after getting gold in 100 meter freestyle game the first african-american swimmer to win an individual gold. >> and let's get to lilly king who along with simone was on the women's medley relay team that won the 1,000th gold medal for the u.s. in summer olympic history. ladies, good morning. congratulations. >> thank you. >> so are you feeling like, okay, week is done and look at all that we've earned. what's the mood right now? lilly? >> i don't really know. it's exciting. a lot of mixed emotions. so happy we did so well but sad it's over and have to wait another four years for it to come around. a good time so far. >> what are your buddies saying
at home? >> they're ready for me to come home. >> talking about the finger wag. >> they are so used to me being like this, that's just her being herself. >> they weren't surprised. >> you started in a prelim where you said to the russian swimmer number one is right here. she did it when she won her prelim and overall you got the last finger wag. . >> i'm not a finger wagger person. it just ended up happening. >> phelps stole your move. >> he stole my move. i don't know what he thinks he's doing. >> he's doing spirit fingers. wagging the four. >> he has more fingers to put up than i do. >> simone, your first olympics. you come home with four medals. historic gold in the 100 meter. first african-american swimmer to do this. you have talked about this. you are opening the door and for a lot of kids of all colors to say i can do this too.
>> yeah. i mean -- [ applause ] thank you. i definitely think it's a big impact. it helps diversify the sport and hopefully it shows people that i if i can do it, they can do it too. just getting minorities into the sport and being water safe is the most important thing. >> as legend goes, at 11 years old you said to mom how come more girls don't look like me in the pool? did it become a specific goal of yours to get more girls to look like you in the pool? >> i don't think it was a specific goal but after i did my research, i realized that if i became pretty good at swimming, it was bigger than myself that it wasn't just about my accomplishments in that i could one day make an impact on other people's lives and that happened and i was surprised and i'm completely lly humbled by this
experience. >> we saw the emotion in the pool and on the medal stand, is that part of what it is? >> definitely part of my journey. this year was a tough year. just training for the olympics is a four-year journey and i speak for all of us when we put a lot of hard work, dedication and sacrifices into that. so just to see it pay off is -- there's a lot of emotions when you touch the wall and win gold. >> boy, did you deliver here? crushing your own world record and by 11.38 seconds faster than the nearest competitor in the 800. we talked this weekend about what that was like. that 11 seconds must have felt like an eternity. >> it goes by faster than you think. i think by the time i check my time, everybody is there. i was watching to see how my teammate did. i'm so proud to be part of this team and end on a great note like that. >> so sweet. you're so nice. i would think that you might be embarrassed.
come on, guys. it's 11 seconds. i have to sit here on my own. previously have you ever defeated someone -- it was 13 seconds in trials, right? >> i don't pay attention to that. i put forth my first swim and whatever everybody else does is what happens. >> it worked out well. >> swimming at stanford in the fall. indiana. swimming continues in tokyo. we'll see you there? >> hopefully. >> you can look out for each other. >> we will. >> excellent. coming up next, from working at colorado mcdonald's to racing in the rio olympics. that's right after this. this is 100% useful for a 100% fresh mouth.. what's it like to not feel 100% fresh? we don't know.
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miles to school since her parents could not afford shoes. she ran that distance barefoot. despite growing up in poverty, she made history on saturday becoming the first indian to qualify for a final in olympic track and field in 32 years. even setting a national record living up to her motto, nothing is impossible. guess what? you can see her today. she'll clear hurdles and water jumps in women's 3,000 meter. steeple chase. >> another runner to check out is 23-year-old boris from colorado who went from serving fast food to running right here in rio. in college, he ran track but struggled to keep up with school work. poor grades made him ineligible to run. he trained to become one of the fastest middle distance runners
of his generation. you can watch boris go for gold in men's 800 meter race. >> i don't have discipline. i would reach for those fries. >> not on the training menu. >> finally, a story about a third generation olympian. a canadian canoeist. his dad, brother, and two uncles have seven appearances. he's the first in his family to take home a medal when he won bronze in london in 2012. even though the sport is in his genes, he is still superstitious and carries a penny during his races for good luck. today he races in the men's 1,000 meter canoe single cheering him on from sidelines will be his dad who is also his coach and his wife, a former olympic swimmer. just ahead, work on your beach body without leaving the beach. bill and natalie get ready to work up a sweat.
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soar up to 90 degrees with enough humidity to feel like the upper 90s today. >> thanks. here a number you want to jot down. the philadelphia corporation for aging is offering its heat hotline. 215-765-9040. health department nurses can answer your questions about the heat. you can find other heat-related information on your nbc10 app. now, information about the roads with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> we had a little bit of a sticky spot earlier. majors seem to be doing okay. we have something happening out there on the p.a. turnpike westbound before willow grove. the right lane is closed with a vehicle fire under way there. also, on the schuylkill expressway, just a little slow. pretty much normal, but 18 minutes into center city. eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway. >> new this morning, one dead, two others hurt in this crash in philadelphia. the two car crash happened at 4:00 this morning. police are talking to the driver of one of the cars.
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taking a look at the headlines at least five people have been killed by floodwaters after a weekend of heavy rain in louisiana. rescuers did save 20,000 people trapped in their cars and homes. president obama issued a disaster declaration on sunday. more flooding is in the forecast as the water moves south to the gulf of mexico. there's been another data breach at major hotel chains. customers at certain hotels may have had their payment card information stolen. malware discovered in late june was operating for at least six months. the data was stolen at hotel restaurants, bars and gift shops. it included names, card numbers and verification votes. alphabet is rethinking its
high-speed internet business. "the wall street journal" reports google fiber is now hoping to use wireless technology to connect to homes. the decision coming even though it spent millions of dollars to install fiber-optic cables in several major cities. "suicide squad" earned $43 million. "sausage party" was second and "pete's dragon" was third. let's head back to rio for another check of the weather with al who has some company. >> about 18 olympians here. and gold cup runneth over here at "today." we're happy to be joined by a variety of medal winners who are representing the usa during the first week of the olympics. i'm here with two of the newest members of that elite group.
bethany and jack who won gold in tennis mixed doubles. congratulations. >> thank you. >> thank you very much. >> so you're standing on the medal stand. what are you thinking? >> first of all, we actually played another american team in the finals so we knew that american national anthem was going to be the one no matter what. it was hard to describe the moment. it was my first olympics. first time being here. first time on the podium obviously. i teared up a little bit. >> very surreal. i think everyone standing here as kids grow up watching the olympics and dream of wearing one of these and then to actually have it happen yesterday is an incredible feeling and something we'll share forever. >> a hard fought match. were you ever in doubt while you were playing? >> actually, we came back from behind. we lost the first set and our opponents were playing great. they weren't missing the ball. came back in the second set. got up in tie breaker in the third.
got down. we didn't realize how far down we were until someone told us in media afterwards. >> good thing you didn't know. >> at that point we were playing every point and playing our game and ended up coming back and winning. >> i'm getting olympic help to throw to our local good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. another steamy day. another afternoon of dangerous heat levels. heat and humidity will combine to make it feel like 99 degrees in center city this afternoon. you'll feel the humid conditions for the suburbs and the lehigh valley with afternoon temperatures in the 90s. look at berlin, new jersey, 95, will feel like 97 later today, even at the shore. 90 degrees in longport, and at cape may it'll feel like 97, and into the 90s for delaware. wilmington, 93 degrees. do your best to stay cool. >> that's your latest weather. >> thank you, al. >> here we go. it's time for our big beach
challenge here. watch as these athletes compete with this beautiful beach backdrop here forced us forced k about our own fitness for just a moment. our own beach bodies. >> you don't even need to -- the best place to get the workout is here on the beach. get in the best shape of your life. you'll burn two times more calories than in the gym. with us today, we've got the fitness director at women's health magazine. she's got our beach body workout for us today. >> the sand is one of the most useful pieces of resistance you can have and it's easier on the joints so it makes for a great strength, cardio workout. do body weight exercises. bring light equipment like bands and today you'll see agility courses and people doing boot camp courses on the beach. we'll put you two head to head. >> best part is they're not
competitive at all. >> not at all. you always get that sense about them. we'll have you guys start an agility course. >> come on over, billy. you were feeling under the weather yesterday. >> we have the olympic athletes to cheer us on, right? you're going to cheer for natalie. >> you're at that cone. you're going to weave in and out of the cones and then you're going to face-off and do two feet in and two feet out of each ladder wrung and jump from one hoop to the next and sprint to the finish line. al is going to tell you when to go. >> what do we do with hoops? >> jump from one to the other. >> i know how i'm going to cheat. >> you're not going to cheat. >> on your mark, get set, go.
>> come on. here we go. >> that was fantastic. >> i don't think that's what we were supposed to do. that was poor sportsmanlike conduct. >> who gets gold and silver? >> natalie gets the gold. >> that's it. >> when you're doing this stuff on the beach, how do you keep the sand out? >> it's best to go barefoot of course. and a quick rinse off in the ocean afterwards. >> it's the disruption. >> core is working. muscles all throughout your entire legs are working. more than they do. >> let's go to videotape replay. sorry, we don't have that. >> the volleyball players have the best bodies. >> because the sand. the weight of the sand is more challenging. >> even the basic moves like
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back now with shannon miller. the most decorated american female gymnast of all-time and then she was forced to conquer another obstacle. cancer. >> five years free of the disease, shannon is helping other women with the battle and weighing in with pride on the next generation of olympic champions. >> control on the balance beam. she's on.
made shannon miller unbeatable at the atlantic games. >> when i look back, i think of the importance of hard work and dedication of making every moment count. >> gold medal skills she would turn to 14 years later when doctors discovered a baseball size tumor on her ovary. >> i wasn't the most talented or strongest or flexible but i could outwork anyone. it's not always the case with cancer. you can't necessarily outwork it. >> at 33, the body that made miller the most decorated american gymnast in history betrayed her. >> they used it as a tool to become the best in the world at something and all of a sudden i had no control, no idea what was going on. >> surgery took the tumor. aggressive chemotherapy took the new mother's hair. but a wig kept her working as a commentator at the london games. as a cancer survivor myself, i
know how much a wig can change your outlook. did the wig make you feel more like you? >> it did. it gave me that boost of confidence. >> now an advocate for ovarian cancer screening, miller's presence adds a spark to rio's pink ribbon association. this workshop trains wig makers. wigs can cost up to three times the average monthly salary so pink ribbon gives them away. >> we can use a little bit of hope. we give a very friendly, warm hug. >> today miller is building her lifestyle business and raising rocco and sterling with her husband john relieved to be five years cancer free. >> in the quiet moments, mostly when i look at my kids, and it's
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morning on "today food" in rio. >> a lifestyle expert and cookbook author born and raised in rio. good morning. so good to have you back. >> thank you so much for having me. you know that as a brazilian chef there's nothing more than than i want to do to combine brazilian and latin flavors with ingredients and recipes that everyone can make at home. >> you have a different recipe. >> what we're making today is molten cake. when i was a little girl, i just couldn't wait until it was cold enough to eat. i developed this recipe that combines the joy of hot fudge with a recipe that everyone can make at home like molten. when i say molten, you say it. when i say rio?
>> rio de janeiro. >> you use dark chocolate here. >> you can use milk. >> and then melted butter. >> it was cold when it was started. >> welcome to rio. >> and then it's going to look like this. and then what we're going to do is add the eggs. >> you're going to let this cool first? >> absolutely. sugar. and vanilla. and flour. and then we gather the two and then you have a batter that looks like this. and we place them in buttered and flowered foil tops and then you bake in the oven for six to eight minutes until the center is soft and the edges are firm. now give it a try. this is a very sexy dessert here.
>> like the sound of that. >> like brazil. >> wow. >> it gets even sexier on our next dessert which is a single note all about coconut. sweetened condensed milk. we'll add whip cream and coconut milk and dissolve gelatin and grated coconut. and then we just fold whip cream, egg whites and then we have this coconut mousse tasting delicious as well. a taste of brazil on the "today" show. >> love coconut in brazil. i love it. >> i want to say something. the "today" show is here at the copa, copacabana.
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good monday morning. just before 10:00. we remain in a first alert because of the potentially darjts heat. let's get your first alert forecast. >> it's 10:00 or almost 10:00, and we're already up to 80 degrees in philadelphia, and that number is climbing. a few scattered clouds, but mainly sunshine. the temperatures are taking off. now 83 degrees in philadelphia. low 80s in the lehigh valley and delaware. and a big warmup for south jersey at 84 degrees.
even the shore seeing warmer temperatures this morning. 82 degrees. society hill, already up to 84 degrees along with pennsport heading to the the gian90s late today. >> what are you seeing? >> we're watching an accident scene out in pottstown. now, if you're heading down to the jersey shore, possibly, if you're going to het the 42 freeway approaching the atlantic city expressway, no problem there. a good day to head down or if you're headed home, and if you're headed to the philadelphia area northbound, no problem there. >> today the jury in the kathleen kane perjury trial is expected to get the case after closing arguments. she's acocused of leaking grand jury information to the media and lying about it under oath. she's facing up to seven years in prison. >> you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc10 app, a free download. we'll see you at 5:00 this afternoon. coming up, live olympic coverage
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